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Welcome to our guide for the area around N5 1BA in Islington. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest underground station to N5 1BA is Highbury & Islington Tube Station which is about 14 minutes to the South West.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Arsenal Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Canonbury Overground Station
8 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elia Mews Car Park
28 minutes walk

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £88† 31% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 22 minutes from N5 1BA
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £70† 39% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 29 minutes from N5 1BA
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £58† 26% off
Central Street, EC1V | 34 minutes from N5 1BA
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 9 minutes from N5 1BA
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 9 minutes from N5 1BA
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit†pub that shares ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 9 minutes from N5 1BA
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
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Sights and Attractions near N5 1BA

The best museums, galleries, attractions near N5 1BA
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 12 minutes from N5 1BA
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
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Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 16 minutes from N5 1BA
A free to use, open access playground in Stoke Newington, Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground gives children aged 6 to 15 access to indoor and outdoor activities ... More
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West Reservoir Centre
London > Attractions > Activities
Stoke Newington West Reservoir, Green Lanes, N4 | 17 minutes from N5 1BA
The purpose-built environmental education and watersports centre is a wonderfully tranquil place on the edge of the city. Based at a decommissioned reservoir in Stoke Newington, ... More
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Shopping near N5 1BA

The best shops and markets near N5 1BA
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Meek & Wild Fishmongers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
13 Highbury Park, N5 | 2 minutes from N5 1BA
The Highbury Barn shopping parade in north London is a foodie hot spot with La Fromagerie, a good butcher, and Meek and Wild, a top-quality fishmonger ... More
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La Fromagerie
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
30 Highbury Park, N5 | 2 minutes from N5 1BA
Consistently recognised and awarded for being a very special place to indulge your cheese addiction, La Fromagerie is one of the best cheese shops in London ... More
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 9 minutes from N5 1BA
Second-hand... More
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Iznik
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
19 Highbury Park, Highbury, N5 | 2 minutes from N5 1BA
This first-rate Turkish restaurant is brilliantly well-run - the elegant dining room, affable efficient service and imaculate presentation all add to the enjoyment of a meal ... More
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StringRay
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
36 Highbury Park, N5 | 2 minutes from N5 1BA
Traditional 14" thin crust pizzas and an a la carte menu. Daily gourmet specials like the choice of freshly cooked fish or seafood, variety of meat and ... More
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The Highbury Barn
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
26 Highbury Park, N5 | 5 minutes from N5 1BA
The Highbury Barn is an iconic London pub presenting wonderful homemade British classics made with fresh, award-winning produce. A traditional neighbourhood pub, the menu reveals signature dishes ... More
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Education near N5 1BA

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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 11 minutes from N5 1BA
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 23 minutes from N5 1BA
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 26 minutes from N5 1BA
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
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N5 1BA gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 12 minutes from N5 1BA
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clissold Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Greenway Close, N4 | 16 minutes from N5 1BA
A pretty, local park, Clissold is more than worth a visit if you're in the north London area. Free from the crowds that often seep into ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rowans Tenpin Bowl
London > Leisure > Games
10 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 18 minutes from N5 1BA
If you fancy showing off your Ten-Pin Bowling skills, slip on those special shoes and slide on down to Rowans Bowl in the heart of Finsbury ... More
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Pubs near N5 1BA

The best pubs near London N5 1BA.
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The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 11 minutes from N5 1BA
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 12 minutes from N5 1BA
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 13 minutes from N5 1BA
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
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Nightlife near N5 1BA

N5 1BA clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from N5 1BA
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from N5 1BA
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 20 minutes from N5 1BA
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near N5 1BA.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 12 minutes from N5 1BA
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 18 minutes from N5 1BA
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 23 minutes from N5 1BA
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 

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Hutch
Theatre | Until 19th October 2019 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from N5 1ba

Dark comedy exploring the housing crisis and how rogue landlords exploit vulnerable people....More

Mr January
Theatre | Until 19th October 2019 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from N5 1ba

A talk show drama from comedy collective Mr January....More

Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2019 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 12 minutes walk from N5 1ba

The Estorick Collection provides the chance to witness the extraordinary sculptural talent of Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni in its new ...More

 
Achille Perilli: Impossible Geometries
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2019 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 12 minutes walk from N5 1ba

Paintings dating from the 1970s to the 1990s, which depict angular and decentralised structures....More

John Smith
Concerts | On 19th October 2019 

Islington Assembly Hall 15 minutes walk from N5 1ba

Contemporary folk is the style of this singer-songwriter and guitarist who was born in Devon....More

Vassa
Theatre | Until 23rd November 2019 

Almeida Theatre 18 minutes walk from N5 1ba

Tinuke Craig directs Siobhan Redmond in the title role of Mike Bartlett's adaptation of Maxim Gorky's 1910 drama Vassa Zheleznova ...More

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Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
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A south London branch of the popular Rosa's That Cafe chain....More

Muse
Muse
Dining 

A new venture from acclaimed chef Tom Aikens, Muse offers every guest a chefs' table ...More

 
Sam's Riverside
Sam's Riverside
Dining 

Overlooking Hammersmith Bridge and part of the redeveloped Riverside Studios, Sam's Riverside is a glamorous ...More

 
Daffodil Mulligan
Daffodil Mulligan
Dining 

For his third restaurant in London Irish chef Richard Corrigan gone into business with John ...More

 
Dona
Dona
Drinking 

Bold, strong and stylish, Dona is a basement Mezcal bar popping up in Clapton where ...More

 
14 Hills
14 Hills
Dining 

One floor below the public roof garden that crowns 120 Fenchurch Street, 14 Hills offers ...More

 
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Concerts | On 12th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The Welsh singer's Christmas appearance at the Royal ...More

 
Snarky Puppy
Snarky Puppy
Concerts | On 14th November 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy Award-winning collective fusing rock, jazz and funk elements....More

 
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Concerts | From 21st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | From 1st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic ...More

 
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dance | From 14th November 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following the success of ETM: Double Down, performed ...More

 
Tonkotsu Peckham
Tonkotsu Peckham
Dining 

Part of Peckham Market and located on the first floor of the Bussey Building, Tonkotsu ...More

 
Tonkotsu Battersea
Tonkotsu Battersea
Dining 

Emma Reynolds and Ken Yamada, the team behind the hugely popular pop-up restaurant Tsuru Sushi, ...More

 
Catford Mews
Catford Mews
Entertainment 

A buzzing cultural community space for South London, Catford Mews is home a multi-screen cinema, ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac
Theatre | From 27th November 

Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a ...More

 
The Gate St John's Wood
Dining 

The Gate Restaurant St John's Wood follows on from the Hammersmith original serving innovative vegetarian cuisine with a far-reaching appeal....More

Halloween at King's Cross
Halloween at King's Cross
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Granary Square

Shining a light on the dance of the dead, the skeleton squad will rise from ...More

 
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
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The list of the World's 50 Best ...More

 
Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
Article 

The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Halloween Afternoon Tea at Roast
Halloween Afternoon Tea at Roast
Seasonal | From 28th October 

Roast

Classic British restaurant Roast in Borough Market is ...More

 
Fujifilm: My Life Exhibition
Fujifilm: My Life Exhibition
Exhibitions | From 24th October 

The Old Truman Brewery

Providing a snapshot of what life is like ...More

 
Chiswick Park Fireworks Extravaganza
Chiswick Park Fireworks Extravaganza
Seasonal | On 7th November 

Chiswick Park

Chiswick Park welcomes the return of its Fireworks ...More

 
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
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Ten days of cocktails, over 35 pop-up cocktail ...More

 
Autumn 2019 in London
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Summer may be over but that isn't an excuse for hibernating - and why would ...More

 
 
 
 
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